Economic Developer Higgins Shreds MDA Director Glenn McCullough For Allowing Ego To Undermine Organization.

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 19th, 2017 at 12:35 am

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Culture, Economic Development, Ethics, MDA, Mississippi, MS State Government, News, Phil Bryant, Politics, Spending

Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins claims the Mississippi Development Authority is undermining — not promoting — economic development efforts in the state. Higgins, a nationally renowned economic developer who has led the LINK for more than 14 years, said MDA’s philosophy is flawed on numerous fronts, and the organization lacks both the […]

Mississippi Department of Education Tech Chief Leaving Post Under Cloud Of Suspicion.

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 17th, 2017 at 6:28 pm

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Carey Wright, Education, MDE, Mississippi, MS State Government, News

A Mississippi Department of Education executive at the center of questions about the department’s contracting practices is resigning. Chief of Technology and District Transformation John Porter is leaving the department at the end of November for “personal reasons,” spokeswoman Jean Cook told The Associated Press on Friday. Cook said Porter’s departure had nothing to do […]

Cochran’s Relationship With Paid Staffer Cited As Proof Of Political Establishment’s Double Standard

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 15th, 2017 at 5:34 am

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Elections, Ethics, Federal Government, Immorality, Mississippi, National, News, Politics, Republican, Thad Cochran, US Congress

“If Roy Moore doesn’t belong in the U.S. Senate based on unproven 40-year old allegations, then Senator Thad Cochran certainly doesn’t belong in the U.S. Senate based on his proven conduct.” – Conservative HQ Conservative HQ Compares Responses To 2017 Unproven Accusations Against Alabama Senate Candidate Roy Moore To “Proven Conduct” Of Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran In 2014: […]

Ethics: Why Government Agencies Shouldn’t Be Allowed To Retain Personal Data.

By Keith Plunkett | November 9th, 2017 at 6:12 am

BY: Keith Plunkett / Managing Editor

Keith Plunkett is the Policy and Communications Director for the United Conservatives Fund, and the Founder and Publisher of MississippiPEP.com.

Filed Under: Bay St. Louis, Civil Rights, Ethics, Law Enforcement, Liberty, Medicaid, Mississippi, MS State Government, News, Principles of Freedom, Property rights, Public Safety

Citizens should be wary of how government might use or lose their individual private information. A review by the Joint Legislative Committee on Performance, Evaluation, Expenditure and Review (PEER) has found several problems with the way state agencies handle confidential information. While there are a number of protective practices that should be put in place, this […]

Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Considering Run For Lt. Governor in 2019.

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 7th, 2017 at 10:56 am

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Delbert Hosemann, Democrats, Elections, George Flaggs, Leadership, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, News, Politics, Public Service, Vicksburg

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. may be considering a return to the state capital; this time as lieutenant governor. Flaggs, who retired in 2012 to run for Vicksburg mayor after serving 25 years as the state representative for District 55, said Monday on the Paul Gallo radio show he would make a decision in six months […]

Republican Tax Plan Enshrines Recognition Of Unborn Into Federal Law

By Keith Plunkett | November 6th, 2017 at 7:22 pm

BY: Keith Plunkett / Managing Editor

Keith Plunkett is the Policy and Communications Director for the United Conservatives Fund, and the Founder and Publisher of MississippiPEP.com.

Filed Under: Abortion, Christianity, Civil Rights, Ethics, Faith, Federal Government, Justice, Liberty, National, News, Personhood, Principles of Freedom, Pro-life, Public Safety, Religion, Republican, Taxes, US Congress

Tax law makes serious commitment to treating the unborn child, as she or he should be, equal and protected in the eyes of the law. At a Values Voter Summit meeting (in Washington) last month, (President Donald) Trump said he was committed to “stopping cold the attacks on Judeo-Christian values” and said the country’s religious […]

Remember Mississippi: Author Ryan Walters Describes How Trump’s Journey To The Whitehouse Began In Mississippi In 2014

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 5th, 2017 at 7:32 am

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Elections, Ethics, Federal Government, Inspirational, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, National, News, Politics, Republican, Ryan Walters, TEA Party, US Congress

“The anger that was generated in Mississippi, and what they did to Chris McDaniel, resonated throughout the country.” Author of Remember Mississippi: How Chris McDaniel Exposed the GOP Establishment and Inspired a Revolution, joined Matt Boyle of Breitbart Radio Saturday morning. Ryan Walters, a MississippiPEP Contributor, discussed the new book and how the disgusting tactics displayed against […]

Chris McDaniel Says McConnell’s DACA Deal With Democrats A Bad Idea

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 4th, 2017 at 6:50 pm

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Federal Government, Immigration, Law Enforcement, Leadership, Mississippi State Senate, National, News, Public Safety, Republican, US Congress

Conservative Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel, a likely challenger to Republican establishment Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) in the 2018 U.S. Senate primary in the Magnolia State, told Breitbart News’s Washington political editor, Matt Boyle, host of Breitbart News Saturday on Sirius XM, that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is wrong to consider cutting a […]

Report Reveals How Pro-Abortion Researchers Have Twisted Data On Health Risks

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 4th, 2017 at 1:15 pm

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Abortion, Ethics, News, Personhood, Pro-life

There is a 30% increased risk of depression and a 25% increased risk of anxiety following abortion. Life News The abortion industry and its medical and media allies constantly repeat the refrain that abortion is safer than childbirth and that it is an overall health benefit for women. A new report from the Society for […]

Barbour-Funded ‘Mississippi Conservatives’ PAC Still Hasn’t Paid FEC Fine From 2014 Senate Race.

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 30th, 2017 at 7:43 pm

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Campaign Finance, Ethics, Haley Barbour, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, News, Politics

Barbour-backed PAC agreed to pay $19,000 fine within 30 days over a year ago. A report on FEC violations references a Center for Public Integrity analysis of Federal Election Commission and U.S. Treasury records since 2000 showing that 160 political committees and similar groups together owe the government more than $1.3 million worth of unpaid fines. […]